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The Tail Gunner’s Daughter: Chapter 2, continued

I was a voyeur. It happened on the train from Barcelona, Spain to Stuttgart, Germany as David and I toured the cars on our own. The air was hot and my skin was sticky as we ran along the narrow … Continue reading

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A Gunner’s Tale; Part 4

I’m watching Dad’s energy and physique fade. He’s a man of the greatest generation. With the movie “Unbroken” coming out based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand, it’s no wonder this generation of men are rightly cherished. And they are … Continue reading

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A Gunner’s Tale; Part 3

It’s hard to believe my father was ever 19-years-old, especially sitting in a tail gun turret shooting .50 caliber machine guns at approaching enemy aircraft. I have a hunch a lot of people my age are thinking the same thing … Continue reading

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Moose don’t care about the national debt or the sequester!

My eyes relax while watching the snow fall outside the sliding door. In extreme contrast, my ears bleed from hearing the news on the television. The news, whether local or national, is depressing. The national debt and the crafty term … Continue reading

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